The Nabors Industries rig reached total depth on a horizontal well for ExxonMobil in the Permian Basin.
Noble Corp., the owner of the Noble Hans Deul rig, has initiated an investigation into the cause of the issue.
Valaris jack-ups have been contracted for work offshore the Netherlands, the UK North Sea and offshore Timor-Leste.
A comprehensive damage assessment of the West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities from Hurricane Ida has revealed significant structural damage.
Demand for land rigs is estimated to return to pre-pandemic (2019) levels by 2025, according to analysis by Westwood Global Energy Group.
The Noble Roger Lewis, Noble Scott Marks, Noble Joe Knight, and Noble Johnny Whitstine are to be sold and the current drilling contracts novated to ADES.
The drilling programme, for an unnamed international oil company, is expected to commence in 2Q22 for a duration of approximately 150 days.
The work programme is scheduled to last approximately four months and to start the process of converting approximately 100 million boe (gross) of 2C resources into 2P reserves.
In 2020, US initial crude oil production per well, or well production efficiency, increased significantly in the Bakken region, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Drilling Productivity Report.